In April 2005, I was given a chance to go to England to become a Master’s level Social Worker for…

Cheryl Adamson

My name is Chris Conlon, and Brain Stroke at Dec 28, 2012. My age is a 38 years. My run…

Aphasia Fight

In 2007 I had a stroke and aphasia. I almost died but with excellent medical care at North Memorial in…

I am Getting Better!!

This is a Finding Words story! In Mexico, I was a salesman and used language a lot. When I had…

I am a Warrior

A few years later, Avi traveled to Israel for two years to initiate studies in biology. While there, he also…

Aphasia is SEXY!!!!

Vahan Khoyan

My name is Vahan Dickran Khoyan and I am Armenian. I was born in Miami, Florida on January 10, 1944….

Vahan Khoyan

Rita Wolkind

Almost two years ago, I came back from trip to Israel. I was unpacking and getting ready for a family…

Rita Wolkind

The best part of working with people with aphasia, is being able to help them reconnect with their loved ones….

An SLP's Joy

For the past year, I have been directing the music program at the Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement in…

One Day At A Time

My name is Carolina Ulloa. I have aphasia and I am from Colombia. My native language is Spanish. My story…

My Aphasia Story

"The Swedish Chef"

In October 2003, I was cleaning the gutters on my house, the ladder slipped, and down I went hitting my…

The Swedish Chef

Joe Greenhouse

I went to the University of Illinois and then got my master’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania. I created…

Joe Greenhouse

The most rewarding experiences I have had working with patients who are diagnosed with aphasia, are the moments that they…

Speaking from the Heart

Christine has met many wonderful, caring individuals the past two years. We call it the “A R C” Difference! aphasiarecoveryconnection.org…

The "A R C " Difference

I was a farmer, a carpenter, a mechanic, a school teacher, and now I’m an engineer. I worked as Senior…

I'm Alive

My sister, Maggie, and I have been very close all our lives even though I now live in Florida and…

My Sister's Story

On March 28th, 2004, I had an AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation) on the left side of my brain. This stroke subsequently…

My AVM